Upgrading to Publisher 2010 Complete Course Outline

Upgrading to Publisher 2010 Complete



Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?

What’s New in Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?

Opening Publisher

Interacting with Publisher

Closing Publisher


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Interface Basics

Interface Overview

Using the File Menu (Backstage View)

Using Standard Tabs

Using Contextual Tabs

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 1.3: Using the Quick Access Toolbar

The Default Quick Access Toolbar Commands

Adding Commands

Removing Commands

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 1.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting all Customizations


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: The Publisher Tabs, Part One

Lesson 2.1: The Home Tab

Clipboard Commands

Font Commands

Paragraph Commands

Styles Commands

Objects Commands

Arrange Commands

Editing Commands


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Lesson 2.2: The Insert Tab

Pages Commands

Tables Commands

Illustrations Commands

Building Blocks Commands

Text Commands

Links Commands

Header and Footer Commands


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Lesson 2.3: The View Tab

Views Commands

Layout Commands

Show Commands

Zoom Commands

Window Commands


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Lesson 2.4: The Page Design Tab

Template Commands

Page Setup Commands

Layout Commands

Pages Commands

Schemes Commands

Page Background Commands


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: The Publisher Tabs, Part Two

Lesson 3.1: The Mailings Tab

Start Commands

Write & Insert Fields Commands

Preview Results Commands

Finish Commands


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Lesson 3.2: The Review Tab

Proofing Commands

Language Commands


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Lesson 3.3: Contextual Tabs, Part One

Drawing Tools – Format Tab

Text Box Tools – Format Tab

Catalog Tools – Format Tab

WordArt Tools – Format Tab


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Lesson 3.4: Contextual Tabs, Part Two

Picture Tools – Format Tab

Table Tools Tabs (Design and Layout)

Master Page Tab

Web Tab

Developer Tab


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: New Publication Features

Lesson 4.1: Creating a New Publication

Creating a Blank Publication

Creating a Publication from Installed Templates

Creating a Publication from Online Templates


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Lesson 4.2: Doing More with Your Publication

Changing the Template in Use

Changing Template Options

Using the Page Navigation Pane

Toggling Automatic Alignment


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Lesson 4.3: Formatting Pictures

Touching Up Pictures

Adding a Picture Style

Advanced Cropping Tools

Adding Captions

Swapping Pictures

Adding and Using Picture Placeholders


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Lesson 4.4: Using Typography Tools

Choosing a Number Style

Choosing a Ligature Style

Choosing a Stylistic Set

Managing Swashes

Choosing Stylistic Alternates


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Lesson 4.5: Finishing a Publication

Print Commands

Using Print Preview

Setting Basic Print Options

Setting Printer Properties

Publishing to PDF or XPS


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Working with Building Blocks

Lesson 5.1: Adding Page Parts

Inserting a Page Part

Editing Page Parts

Modifying Page Parts

Adding a Page Part to the Gallery

Finding More Page Parts


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Lesson 5.2: Adding Calendars

Inserting a Calendar

Editing Calendars

Modifying Calendars

Formatting Calendars

Adding a Calendar to the Gallery

Finding More Calendars


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Lesson 5.3: Adding Borders and Accents

Inserting a Border or Accent

Modifying Borders and Accents

Formatting Borders and Accents

Adding Borders and Accents to the Gallery

Finding More Borders and Accents


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Lesson 5.4: Adding Advertisements

Inserting Advertisements

Editing Advertisements

Modifying Advertisements

Formatting Advertisements

Adding Advertisements to the Gallery

Finding More Advertisements


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Answer Key

Section 1

Section 2

Section 3

Section 4

Section 5


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